La Senate: Bill to restrict 1st-degree murder inmate from medical furloughs

By Paul Braun

The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would restrict prisoners convicted of 1st-degree murder from seeking medical furloughs.

The bill would significantly weaken one part of the broad changes in the criminal justice system that the Legislature approved last summer to reduce the number of inmates and cut prison costs.

Read the story in KALB-TV/kalb.com.

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